M.A. in Organizational Leadership – Small Business Information Technology

School of Business & Leadership

The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership, offered exclusively online with no on-campus residency requirement, teaches key organizational leadership elements such as ethics, motivation, creativity, vision, strategic planning, teamwork, group development, technology and organizational development. You will practice solving problems through collaboration, communicating effectively in actual leadership situations, and conducting research and presenting findings on contemporary issues. Through the concentration in Small Business Information Technology, you will access a range of tools to help you guide your organization in the effective use of technological developments.

  • Explore the tradeoffs in information systems hardware, software, and architecture for effective use in the small business environment.
  • Learn how to combine strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities with project management skills taught from a Christian perspective.
  • Develop your ability to formulate and research a problem; collecting and analyzing data to support business decisions. 

Career Opportunities:

  • Small Business Consulting
  • Analytics & Strategic Planning
  • Small Business Management & Development
  • Risk Management & Data Analysis

Delivery Format: Online

Total Credit Hours Required: 33

Approved Degree Plan: Click to download PDF

When applying to master's or MBA programs in the School of Business & Leadership, the admissions committee will review your application materials for an admissions decision. Criteria reviewed by the admissions committee include:

  • Academic achievement
  • Vision clarity and alignment with program outcomes
  • Writing quality
  • Leadership experience

Master’s Degree Requirements for Admission

Application Deadlines:

Regent University's master's degree programs offer two 8-week sessions each semester, which provides students the flexibility to begin during either session within the term.

Fall:

  • Session A: July 15
  • Session B: September 15

Spring:

  • Session C: December 1
  • Session D: February 1

Summer:

  • Session E: April 1
  • Session F: May 15

Note: If you are planning to enter during the second session of a term, you will need to take two courses within that session to be eligible for financial aid.

Prerequisites:

Master's applicants must:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or an equivalent degree from a foreign institution, as evaluated by a credential evaluating agency.
  • Submit all application materials such that they are received by the deadline for the semester to which they are applying. Once the application requirements have been fulfilled, an admissions interview may be requested. Interviews are by invitation only.

Application Process:

1. Complete Your Online Application

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office for assistance.

2. Pay Your $50 Application Fee

Option 1: Pay via the online application process or by check or money order mailed to Regent University, Enrollment Support Services, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

Option 2: Attend a School of Business & Leadership on-campus or online information session to streamline your application process, discover financial aid resources and waive your $50 application fee.

3. Submit your Unofficial College Transcripts*

Unofficial transcripts from a U.S.-based school, indicating successful completion of a bachelor's degree program, can be used for an admissions decision.  Submit your unofficial transcript to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: SBL Master's Application Pieces.

Non-U.S. transcripts must be evaluated by an NACES-approved company. See the International Admissions Checklist for details.

*Upon conditional acceptance to the program by review of unofficial transcripts, Regent University will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution, which indicate successful completion of a bachelor's degree. We will notify you if your previous institution will not release transcripts directly to us.

4. Submit Your Professional Resume
Your professional resume or curriculum vitae should include:

  • Employment history with details of responsibilities, skill sets and results
  • School, community and church leadership positions
  • Service activities in which you have been involved
  • Academic and non-academic honors and distinctions you have received

Email your resume directly to the Admissions Office at apply@regent.edu using the subject line: SBL Master's Application Pieces.

5. Complete an Admissions Survey Regarding Your Professional Goals and Interests

6. International Applicants

 

Visit the International Student Admissions page for additional admission requirements and to determine if you qualify as an international student.

 


Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

M.A. in Organizational Leadership - $650 per credit hour*

Student Fees

Cost Per Semester

Enrollment Deposit

$100 (Certificate of Graduate Studies, M.A., M.S. & MBA)

Application Fee

$50 (nonrefundable)

RU Library Course Fee

$50 (one-time fee)

Technology Fee                 

$300

Estimated Additional Expenses

 

Books

$200 per semester (avg.)

Computer-related Expenses

Variable

*Rates are subject to change at any time. The per-credit-hour tuition rate is for SBL master’s level courses only. Concentration courses taken from the other schools at Regent University are charged at that school's tuition rate.    

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